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Programme Cover - Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Seneca Cup 1955
Event: 8th Annual International Sports Car Grand Prix at Watkins GlenDate: 17.9.1955
Track: Watkins Glen Grand Prix Race Course (USA), 7.403 kmsDistance: 11 lapsAttendance: 100000

Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Seneca Cup

Start time: unknown; Grid: 2-2-2; Weather: sunny, breezy, dry

Entered: 56

Practiced: unknown

Started: 41

Classified: 31

Unrestricted Class (UR) : CL:5

Class C - Sports (CM) : CL:10

Class D - Sports (DM) : CL:6

Class E - Sports (EM) : CL:10

Entry List
Entry List - Watkins Glen Grand Prix - Seneca Cup 1955
Photos by courtesy of: Bob Slater (19) and Dan McBride (8)
Race added to RSC Photo Gallery: 09/10/2009 Last photo update on this page: 13/02/2019
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22 - Jaguar C-type #XKC 032 - Dr. M. R. J. WyllieJaguar C-type #XKC 032 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Dr. M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: M. R. J. Wyllie (USA)Result: winner - (112.010 kph)
Grid: 12th
Colours: dark green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
77 - Maserati V8RI Chrysler #4501 - Phillip J. CadeMaserati V8RI #4501 - Chrysler V8 5330 cc N/AUR
Phillip J. Cade (USA)Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Phil Cade (USA)Result: did not finish (Gearbox)
Grid: 1st
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
99 - Arnolt Bolide Bristol #404X/3009 - S. H. ArnoltArnolt Bolide #404X/3009 - Bristol BS1 Mk II; no:209 L6 1971 cc N/AEM
S. H. Arnolt (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: S. H. Arnolt (USA)Result: 11th
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
2323 - Kieft - Bristol - Paul CeresoleKieft Sport # - Bristol L6 1971 cc N/AEM
Paul Ceresole (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Ceresole (USA)Result: 29th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
4343 - Osca MT4 #1114 - I. Otto LintonOsca MT4 1300 #1114 - Osca 1289 cc N/AGM
I. Otto Linton (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Otto Linton (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: light blue
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
4747 - FWD/AJB Special - Bill Milliken, Jr.FWD AJB # - N/AUR
Bill Milliken, Jr. (USA)Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: William Milliken (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
6363 - Jaguar XK140 MC - Thomas P. KerrJaguar XK140 MC - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Thomas P. Kerr (USA)Closed soft-top bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Kerr (USA)Result: 13th
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
7373 - Allard J2X Chrysler - Ecurie Osborne-HannawayAllard J2X - Chrysler 5490 cc N/AUR
Ecurie Osborne-Hannaway (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bret Hannaway (USA)Result: 7th
Grid:
Colours: white (+black)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
134134 - Arnolt - Bristol - Ralph B. Loucks, Jr.Arnolt Deluxe - Bristol 1971 cc N/AEM
Ralph B. Loucks, Jr. (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ralph Loucks (USA)Result: 27th
Grid:
Colours: black
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
139139 - Jaguar XK140 MC - Paul H. NorairJaguar XK140 MC # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/A
Paul H. Norair (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Paul Norair (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: black (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
148148 - Allard J2X LM Oldsmobile #3201 - Ray SaidelAllard J2X Le Mans #3201 - Oldsmobile 4966 cc N/ACM
Ray Saidel (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ray Saidel (USA)Result: 5th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
151151 - Jaguar XK120 Special - Gordon C. MacKenzieJaguar XK120 Special # - Jaguar XK 3442 cc N/A
Gordon C. MacKenzie (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Gordon MacKenzie (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: white
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
161161 - Riley - Ford 'Ardent Alligator' - George C. RabeRiley Brooklands Special # - Ford V8 4460 cc N/AUR
George C. Rabe (USA)Cycle-wing open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: George Rabe (USA)Result: 30th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
163163 - Maserati - Howard HannaMaserati - Maserati 1500 cc N/AUR
Howard Hanna (USA)Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: Howard Hanna (USA)Result: 20th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
172172 - Austin-Healey 100 - Irwin M. BuxbaumAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADM
Irwin M. Buxbaum (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Irwin Buxbaum (USA)Result: 18th
Grid:
Colours: red (+black/white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
184184 - Frazer Nash Mille Miglia #421/100/124 - William M. WonderFrazer Nash Mille Miglia #421/100/124 - Bristol L6 OHV 1971 cc N/AEM
William M. Wonder (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: William Wonder (USA)Result: 9th 1st in EM
Grid:
Colours: white (+beige)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
188188 - Arnolt - Bristol - Virginia C. SchleicherArnolt - Bristol 1970 cc N/AEM
Virginia C. Schleicher (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Virginia Schleicher (USA)Result: 31st
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
213213 - Triumph TR2 - Kenneth H. GeeTriumph TR2 - Triumph 1991 cc N/AEM
Kenneth H. Gee (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Kenneth Gee (USA)Result: 24th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Dan McBride
221221 - Doretti - Dean C. McCarthyDoretti # - 1990 cc N/AEM
Dean C. McCarthy (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dean McCarthy (USA)Result: 23rd
Grid:
Colours: green
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
223223 - Austin-Healey 100 - Thomas R. GilmourAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADM
Thomas R. Gilmour (CDN)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Tom Gilmour (CDN)Result: 17th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
241241 - Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - Daniel J. Boylan, Jr.Mercedes-Benz 300 SL - Mercedes-Benz L6 2v SOHC 2945 cc N/ADM
Daniel J. Boylan, Jr. (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Dan Boylan (USA)Result: 2nd 1st in DM
Grid:
Colours: silver
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater and Dan McBride
249249 - Arnolt - Bristol - Denny CornettArnolt - Bristol 1971 cc N/AEM
Denny Cornett (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Denny Cornett (USA)Result: 12th
Grid:
Colours: dark blue (+white)
Tyres: unknown
Photo updated: 13/02/2019Photo by courtesy of: Bob Slater
No photos available:
11The car is not available on a photoMaserati V8RI #4504 - Maserati 4800 cc N/AUR
George B. Weaver (USA)Open wheel car
Front-engined
Driven by: George Weaver (USA)Result: did not finish (Oil pressure)
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
25The car is not available on a photoDoretti # - 1991 cc N/AEM
Ralph W. Ziegler (USA)-
-
Driven by: Ralph Ziegler (USA)Result: 28th
Grid:
Colours: red
Tyres: unknown
29The car is not available on a photoAllard JR #3401 - Cadillac 5424 cc N/AUR
J. Robert Bucher (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Bob Bucher (USA)Result: 26th
Grid: 2nd
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
82The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Margaret Ann McClure (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Peggy McClure (USA)Result: 10th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
95The car is not available on a photoAllard J2X # - DeSoto 4300 cc N/ACM
Donald G. McNaughton (USA)-
-
Driven by: Donald McNaughton (USA)Result: 8th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
100The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S #AHS 3802 - BMC A90 L4 2661 cc N/ADM
John Barnes Mull (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John B. Mull (USA)Result: 22nd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
101The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 5441 cc N/A
Evelyn S. Mull (USA)Closed bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Evelyn Mull (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: darker
Tyres: unknown
106The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Humbert C. Cozza, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Humbert Cozza (USA)Result: 14th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
127The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 # - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADM
Emil Bulck (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Emil Bulck (USA)Result: 21st
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
155The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Jordan C. King (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Jordan King (USA)Result: 15th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
162The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 S #AHS 3507 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/A
Vincent Sardi, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Vin Sardi (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
164The car is not available on a photoMG TD V8-60 - V8/60° 2500 cc N/A
Burton D. Jones (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Burton Jones (USA)Result: did not finish
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
191The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Edward F. Droesch (USA)Open bodywork
Front-engined
Driven by: Ed Droesch (USA)Result: 19th
Grid:
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
195The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/A
David N. Gilbert (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Dave Gilbert (USA)Result: did not finish (Accident)
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
197The car is not available on a photoBMW 328 #85414 - Bristol 1978 cc N/AEM
Trant Jarman (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Trant Jarman (USA)Result: 16th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
200The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 M # - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
John E. Knight, M.D. (USA)-
Front-engined
Driven by: John Knight (USA)Result: 3rd
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
222The car is not available on a photoCheetah Special # - Cadillac 5424 cc N/AUR
John Plaisted (USA)-
-
Driven by: John Plaisted (USA)Result: 4th 1st in UR
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
252The car is not available on a photoAustin-Healey 100 - BMC N/ADM
Reg Ogilvie (CDN)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Reg Ogilvie (CDN)Result: 25th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
288The car is not available on a photoJaguar XK120 - Jaguar XK L6 2v DOHC 3442 cc N/ACM
Chris E. Eden (CDN)-
Front-engined
Driven by: Chris Eden (CDN)Result: 6th
Grid:
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
If you have a picture of any car that is missing in the gallery or you might have a better photo, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
Entered cars that did not arrive:
87The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 S # - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/ADM
George Bortin (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: George Bortin (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: dark
Tyres: unknown
131The car did not arriveFerrari 500 Mondial # - Ferrari 1988 cc N/A
Ecurie Hoosier (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Robert Tappan (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
142The car did not arriveSiata 208CS Balbo #CS069 (Siata) - Siata 208 V8 1996 cc N/AEM
Ecurie Chacun a Son Gout (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: George Arents (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
167The car did not arriveCooper - 1500 cc N/A
Rowland D. H. Keith & W. P. Cannon (CDN)-
-
Drivers listed: Rowland Keith (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
174The car did not arriveDDM Special - 1192 cc N/A
Peter Dillnutt (CDN)-
-
Drivers listed: Peter Dillnutt (CDN)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
186The car did not arriveAustin-Healey 100 - BMC A90 L4 2660 cc N/A
George H. Zuver, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: George Zuver (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
190The car did not arriveTriumph TR2 # - Triumph L4 1991 cc N/A
William Miller (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: William Miller (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
201The car did not arriveBMW 328 - Mercury 3900 cc N/A
John C. Field (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: John C. Field (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
206The car did not arrivePorsche 356 - Porsche F4 2v OHV 1288 cc N/A
John W. Flynn (USA)-
Rear-engined
Drivers listed: John Flynn (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
229The car did not arriveMaserati 8CTF - Maserati 3000 cc N/A
Gentry B. Smith (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Gentry Smith (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
231The car did not arriveMorgan Plus 4 - L4 OHV 1991 cc N/A
Edwin Hebb (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Edwin Hebb (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
237The car did not arriveFerrari - Ferrari N/A
Luigi Chinetti (USA)-
-
Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
240The car did not arriveAllard J2X - 5424 cc N/A
Leo Dym (USA)-
-
Drivers listed: Leo Dym (USA)Result: did not arrive
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
269The car did not arriveMG TD - MG 1250 cc N/A
Maj. Patrick F. Macmanus, Jr. (USA)-
Front-engined
Drivers listed: Pat McManus (USA)Result: did not arrive (Raced Queen Catherine Cup)
Colours: unknown
Tyres: unknown
More photos from this race:
Photos by: Dan McBride (2) and Bob Slater (1)
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